tag

(noun, verb)

noun

1. a label written or printed on paper, cardboard, or plastic that is attached to something to indicate its owner, nature, price, etc.

Similar word(s): ticket

Definition categories: communication, label

2. a label associated with something for the purpose of identification

- semantic tags were attached in order to identify different meanings of the word

Definition categories: communication, label

3. a small piece of cloth or paper

Similar word(s): rag, shred, tatter

Definition categories: man–made

4. a game in which one child chases the others; the one who is caught becomes the next chaser

Definition categories: act

5. (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)

Definition categories: act, touch, touching

Sentences with tag as a noun:

- The tag was applied at second for the final out.

- The <strong>tag</strong> provides a title for the Web page.</i></p><p class='example'><i>- The <sarcasm> <strong>tag</strong> conveys sarcasm in Internet slang.</i></p><p class='example'><i>- I want to add genre and artist <strong>tags</strong> to the files in my music collection.</i></p><p class='example'><i>- What's your <strong>tag</strong>?</i></p></div></div><div class='part_of_speech'> <h3 class='subheading' id='verb'>verb</h3><p class='definition'>1. attach a tag or label to</p><p class='synonyms'>Similar word(s): <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=label'>label</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=mark'>mark</a></p><p class='category'>Definition categories: <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=contact'>contact</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=attach'>attach</a></p><p class='definition'>2. touch a player while he is holding the ball</p><p class='category'>Definition categories: <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=contact'>contact</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=touch'>touch</a></p><p class='definition'>3. provide with a name or nickname</p><p class='category'>Definition categories: <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=communication'>communication</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=call'>call</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=name'>name</a></p><p class='definition'>4. go after with the intent to catch</p><p class='synonyms'>Similar word(s): <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=chase'>chase</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=dog'>dog</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=tail'>tail</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=track'>track</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=trail'>trail</a></p><p class='category'>Definition categories: <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=motion'>motion</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=follow'>follow</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=pursue'>pursue</a></p><p class='definition'>5. supply (blank verse or prose) with rhymes</p><p class='category'>Definition categories: <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=creation'>creation</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=rhyme'>rhyme</a>, <a href='http://wordrequest.com/word-definition/?word=rime'>rime</a></p><div class='more_examples'><h4>Sentences with tag as a verb:</h4><p class='example'><i>- Regularly <strong>tag</strong> the rear ends of your sheep.</i></p><p class='example'><i>- He really <strong>tagged</strong> that ball.</i></p><p class='example'><i>- He <strong>tagged</strong> the runner for the out.</i></p><p class='example'><i>- I am <strong>tagging</strong> my music files by artist and genre.</i></p></div></div> </article> 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